Lesson 1 Vocabulary

bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over.
destitute
Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life.
detract
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of.
emancipate
To set free from slavery; to liberate.
extol
To praise highly.
flamboyant
Excessively showy; unrestrained.
impetus
A driving force; anything that causes an action.
insuperable
Incapable of being overcome or defeated.
intermittent
Not continuous; happening at intervals.
maxim
A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying.
obligatory
Required or demanded.
plumb
To measure the depth of water.
vagabond
A person who wanders from place to place.

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